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Gibson Guitar Greats: Gary Moore

With his fiery Les Paul sounds and sumptuous sustain, the late Gary Moore revitalized electric blues for a new generation of tone junkies. Here's a 101 on Northern Ireland's greatest guitar export, and the Gibson Les Pauls and techniques he made his own. ...

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Steven Tyler Confirms Plans for Aerosmith Farewell Tour

Aerosmith will stage a farewell tour next year, says Steven Tyler. “I love this band, I really do,” Tyler told SiriusXM radio host Howard Stern, “and I want to squash every thought that anybody might have that the band’s over. We’re doing a farewell tour but it’s only because it’s time.” ...

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Iggy Pop to Retire?

After nearly a half-century in the music business, Iggy Pop appears to be contemplating retirement. “The less I can do, the better off I am,” said Pop. “Giving up, or giving ground… those are necessary, tactical situations that come up, that arise as you live longer and longer.” ...

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Guitarists Recall Their Work with David Bowie

Several of David Bowie’s guitarists recently spoke with Music Radar about working with the pioneering artist. Earl Slick, who was integral to Bowie’s mid ‘70s albums, talked about his work on “Stay,” from the 1976 LP, Station to Station. “It was a riff I came up with because David had us working on a new arrangement of his song, ‘John, I’m Only Dancing,’” Slick explained. “But what I came up with was such a ...

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